HyperDic: dehiscent

English > 1 sense of the word dehiscent:
ADJECTIVEalldehiscent(of e.g. fruits and anthers) opening spontaneously at maturity to release seeds
English > dehiscent: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaning(of e.g. fruits and anthers) opening spontaneously at maturity to release seeds.
Attribute ofdehiscence(biology) release of material by splitting open of an organ or tissue
Oppositeindehiscent(of e.g. fruits) not opening spontaneously at maturity to release seeds
Spanishdehiscente
Nounsdehiscence(biology) release of material by splitting open of an organ or tissue
Verbsdehisceburst or split open

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